This version is valid from 3/4/2015
What are cookies?
A cookie is a text file that a website’s server installs in your computer browser when you consult that website. The cookie contains a unique code that allows recognition of your individual browser during your visit to the website. This is known as a ‘session’ cookie and during subsequent, repeated visits it becomes a so-called ‘permanent’ cookie. Cookies can be installed by the server of the website that you visit or by partners with whom this website works. A website’s server can only read the cookies it has installed. It has no access to other information on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are stored on your computer or mobile device in your browser’s folder. The content of a cookie usually comprises the name of the server that placed the cookie, an expiry date and a unique numeric code.
Cookies generally make the interaction between the visitor and the website easier and faster and help the visitor to navigate between different parts of a site. Cookies can also be used to make the content of a website or the publicity on a website more relevant for the visitor and to adapt it to his or her personal taste and needs.
1. Necessary cookies
These cookies are essential for access to the website and for using certain parts of it. These cookies allow you to perform certain actions, such as navigating between various parts of the website, completing forms, etc. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the website will not work or will not function optimally.
- Functional cookies
Functional cookies are the cookies that facilitate the functionality of our website, make it more pleasant for visitors and ensure a more personalized browsing experience. For example, there are cookies that keep a record of your language preference and your customer segment, as well as the cookies that, perform other functions such as keeping track of whether you have already been asked to participate in a survey, so that we do not submit the same survey to you over and again.
- Performance cookies
We use performance cookies to collect information about the use visitors make of our website, with the intention of improving its content, to adapt it better to visitors’ wishes and to improve ease of use. For example, there is a cookie that helps us count the number of unique visitors and a cookie that keeps track of page popularity.
- Third party cookies
Our website also contains elements from other third parties, such as social media buttons. Our website includes the following third party cookies: Facebook and Google.
You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is installed or when collecting one is blocked.
If you block installation of cookies, there is a chance that certain functions will not work or that you will not be able to use certain services vzw Domein Bokrijk offers.